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Connective Tissue: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The order of cartilages from greatest to fewest chondrocytes is:

Question 2 2. Why don't we catch the same cold twice?

Question 3 3. You are looking through a microscope at a piece of cartilage. You see a great number of chondrocytes in the slide. Which of the following is most likely the type of cartilage you are inspecting?

Question 4 4. In cartilage connective tissue, which of the following forms the extracellular matrix?

Question 5 5. What fibrous connective tissue, along with muscle, primarily makes up our rotator cuff?

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Question 6 6. Which fibrous connective tissue connects bones to other bones?

Question 7 7. The most important type of wandering cell in connective tissue is the:

Question 8 8. If you examined an area in the body where a lot of muscles are connected together, such as the back, what are you likely to find?

Question 9 9. A young person comes into a doctor's office with severe arthritis in his joints, floppy-looking ears and a strangely shaped nose. Based only on these three observations, what type of connective tissue is functioning abnormally in this person?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is the location where connective tissues attach to epithelial tissues?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following types of fiber makes up the spleen?

Question 12 12. Which bone marking is found at the end of bones and helps form a joint?

Question 13 13. What is the order of the white blood cells (leukocytes) in our bodies from GREATEST to LEAST abundant?

Question 14 14. Intramembranous ossification is primarily responsible for forming which bones?

Question 15 15. How is cartilage different from bone and muscle?

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Question 16 16. Cartilage is a type of _____.

Question 17 17. The most common type of cell found in bone connective tissue is an _____.

Question 18 18. Mary has just had a baby in the middle of winter, and she is extremely anxious that her baby will be cold. Mary's doctor explains to her that her baby has an extra amount of a type of tissue that is designed to keep her baby warm. Which of the following types of tissue was Mary's doctor most likely talking about?

Question 19 19. Which type of bone makes up approximately 80% of the human skeleton?

Question 20 20. If osteocyte means bone cell, osteoblasts are responsible for bone formation, and osteoclasts are responsible for the breaking down of bones to repair them, what do you think the endings -cyte, -blast, and -clast mean?

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Question 21 21. Connective tissues are cells that are surrounded by an extracellular matrix or non-cellular material. Which of the following is NOT part of an extracellular matrix?

Question 22 22. High tensile strength is a characteristic of:

Question 23 23. On an x-ray, a closed epiphyseal plate can be seen on a bone. What does this mean?

Question 24 24. If you break a bone, the part of the bone that might bleed would be found in the _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following are the two main types of cell found in connective tissue?

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Question 26 26. Why do you think a bone marrow transplant can be a cure for certain diseases of the blood?

Question 27 27. What two things are connected by a tendon?

Question 28 28. Fat is a very specialized type of loose connective tissue called adipose tissue. Which of the following is NOT a function of fat?

Question 29 29. The matrix that red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended in is also known as:

Question 30 30. How are carbon dioxide and oxygen transported throughout the body?

Connective Tissue: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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